After the Boston Massacre, John Hancock and other people from Boston formed a group that was against the British. They wanted the British troops to leave Boston. He worked closely with the patriot Samuel Adams. They led the Whig Party in Massachusetts.
From 1775 to 1780, Hancock was a member of the Continental Congress. He served as president from 1775 until 1777. He was also the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. He was the first governor of the state of Massachusetts. He was governor from 1780 to 1785 and from 1789 until his death in 1793.
Based on this passage, which of these is true about John Hancock?
He was a British loyalist in the beginning of the war
He was an important political leader and founding father
He was an important military leader in the Contineantal Army
He drafted the Declaration of Independece